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Government Industry Overview

About 22 million people held civilian government jobs in 2012, including more than 14 million local workers, 5.1 million state workers and 2.8 million federal workers. The most common state and local government jobs are found in education, healthcare and protective services. The largest categories of federal workers are professional, administrative, technical and clerical. About 15 percent of federal jobs are in the Washington, DC, area.

Jobs in Government

Teachers and teacher assistants comprise about 18 percent of public employment. The largest occupations in state and local government include police and sheriffs, administrative support workers, correctional officers and janitors. Nursing jobs are found at all three government levels. Many federal government job opportunities involve compliance or management analysis and about 20 percent of federal government jobs are found at the US Postal Service.

Government Job Market

Since government jobs are paid for from taxes, they’re always influenced by public budgets. More than 500,000 jobs in government disappeared between February 2010 and July 2012, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) says, and federal employees had their salaries frozen.

In 2011, federal government job retirements rose 25 percent, the start of the wave of anticipated retirements spurred by the aging of the Baby Boomers, the salary freeze and rising anti-government attitudes, the Partnership for Public Service says.

Total federal government jobs, including Postal Service jobs, will decline 13 percent between 2010 and 2020, the BLS predicts. However, government work at the state and local levels will grow 7 percent during that same period, the BLS says. Meanwhile, government employment outside education and hospitals will increase only 2 percent.

Government Salaries

The mean salary for all federal, state and local government workers, except those employed in schools, the Postal Service or hospitals, was $53,580 in 2011.

The average federal government worker earned $76,231 worldwide in 2010. The mean 2011 salary for postal service clerks was $52,960; the average mail-carrier salary was $51,390.

State government jobs paid a mean of $53,180 in 2011. The mean salary for a local government job was $46,730 in 2011.

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GOVERNMENT Marketing Analyst Company: Norbeck Technologies Location: Tampa, FL Industry: IT Marketing Essential Duties and Responsibilities: · Assists in developing market research objectives to support assigned functional area in meeting strategic objectives. · Design, develop and conduct market research projects, analyzes factors such as pricing, distribution, and product performance and r...
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The American Society of Plastic Surgeons is seeking an intern to work in our Government Relations Department. The ideal candidate will assist the Advocacy team in the implementation of ASPS's legislative and policy positions on federal and state legislation related to plastic and reconstructive surgery. The Government Affairs Intern supports the day-to-day legislative activity needed to implement ...
We are seeking qualified individuals to do occasional translations between English and the following languages: Kanuri, Somali, Berber, Amharic, Oromo, Swahili, Hausa, Igbo, Fulani, Yoruba, Songhay, Nubian, Luo, Dinka, Maasa, Igbo, Ashanti, Ewe, Mande, Khoisan, Malagasy, Xhosa, Zulu, Kinyarwanda, Tausug, Tuareg Tamashek, Sango, Tigrinya Krio, Guinea-Bissau Creole, Seychellois Creole, Mauritian C...
Prospect Medical is searching for a qualified: Director, Government Programs SUMMARY Reports to Senior VP of Operations. Overall objective is to strengthen and maintain company’s policy infrastructure, platform and programs for all government programs and ensure compliance with federal, state and contractual obligations. Maintains current knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and Medi/Medi regulation...
Job Summary: Supervisor of Government Accounts is responsible for the the submission of properly executed claims in a timely manner to government payors and intermediaries. The position coordinates measures to address denial issues, billing issues, administrative rejection issues, underpayment and managed care operation issues. Reports to the Director of Acconts Resolution Required Minimum Educ...
A US Government Agency is seeking an Architectural Engineer with Construction Project Manager experience for immediate hire in the metro Washington D.C. area. This position will support their construction management program domestically and abroad and requires the candidate be capable of obtaining Top Secret Clearance. No relocation or per diem is available so only candidates willing to relocate t...
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Company: Siemens Infrastructure and Cities Division: IC - Mobility - Intelligent Traffic Solutions Location: MA - Billerica Req ID: 136299 Position Title: Account Manager – Intelligent Traffic Solutions - City & Municipal Government Experience Level: Mid Level Education Required: Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience Travel Required: No Company Description: The Siemens Infrastructure ...
Job Details: Government Reporting Analyst – Temporary Philadelphia, PA $16-18/hr. An industry leading organization located in Philadelphia, PA is looking for an Government Reporting Analyst to join their team through the end of the year. This position will be responsible for the following: • Internal financial reporting • Statistical reporting for government and customer contracts • Tariff ...
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Job Purpose: Government proposal and estimating experience preferred Projects and controls construction costs by collecting and studying information; controlling construction costs. Duties: * Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering information and requirements; setting priorities. * Prepares construction budget by studying home plans; updating specifications; identifying and projecting ...
Requisition ID 23552BR Title Manager/Sr. Manager, Government Contracts - Rebates Job Category Finance & Auditing Job Description PURPOSE: Manages an analytical team in managing Government Rebate Programs including Medicaid claims processing and dispute resolution. Provides valuable insights into the offer development process and reporting requirements for both commercial and government channel...
At Tradebe, we create cost-effective ways for our clients to recycle hazardous waste. Our priority is recycling industrial waste into beneficial products and substitute fuels. To further our vision for the future, we created Tradebe Environmental Services through the acquisition of several well-established environmental services companies in North America. Tradebe sets the industry standard by rec...
The Opportunity Gallup is looking for an experienced pricing specialist to join our government proposal team. This team is responsible for generating complex, high-quality proposals to support business development initiatives. The pricing specialist, who reports to the pricing team lead, plays a key role in the success of every proposal. Essential qualities to succeed in this role include flexibi...
Our client, a pharmaceutical company located in Bergen County, NJ is seeking a Government Contracts & Pricing Analyst for a consulting assignment. The qualified candidate will manage, implement, execute and administer all aspects of government contracting and pricing. Responsibilities: · Manage all activities of the government contract management team in absence of Senior Manager. · Review gove...
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